UPDATE: 2:23 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020 - The Shasta County Coroner's Office has identified the driver of a motorcycle who was killed in a crash Sunday night in Redding.
Investigators said 41-year-old Jason Alan Middaugh, of Weed, was killed after a head-on crash at the intersection of Eureka Way and Sunset Lane in Redding.
The case remains under investigation by the Redding Police Department.
REDDING, Calif. - A motorcycle driver is dead after a head-on crash with a car in Redding Sunday night.
Police responded to a call about a crash at the intersection of Eureka Way and Sunset Drive just before 7 p.m. On scene, officers determined that a 2007 Audi was involved in a head-on crash with a 2016 Yamaha motorcycle.
Police say the motorcyclist died in that crash. The driver of the Audi was uninjured. The driver of the Audi was wearing a seatbelt, and the motorcyclist was wearing a helmet.
Police determined alcohol or drugs were not a factor for the driver of the Audi, but are still working to determine if they are a factor for the motorcyclist.
Officers closed Eureka Way for several hours.